Yaruki Switch Group is currently accepting applications for our WinBe English Conversation Schools throughout the Greater Tokyo Area (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama)!
◆ Benefits & Compensation
・ Starting salary: ¥250,000~270,000 depending on experience
・ Raise opportunities based on school performance
・ 10 paid days of leave per year (after 6 months of employment), in addition to national holidays
・ ￥100,000 bonus upon successful completion & re-signing of contract
・ Fully-paid comprehensive initial training, during which accommodation and transportation reimbursement can be provided if necessary
・ Usable and transferable experience & skills gained via regular teaching workshops held throughout the year
・ Work-related commuting costs reimbursed
・ Social Security & Health Insurance provided
・ Visa sponsorship and renewal support available
* Some contract details may vary depending on location.
◆ Who We Are
Yaruki Switch Group is the largest private education group in Japan, comprised of 8 total brands with more than 2,000 directly owned and franchise-managed schools nationwide. Leveraging 30+ years of industry experience, our English language schools – Kids Duo, WinBe, Kids Duo International, and i Kids Star – are specifically tailored for young learners, with a focus on teaching through fun, hands-on activities and exposure to practical, usable English!
◆ WinBe: Main Responsibilities & Duties
WinBe is a time-tested, continuously expanding English conversation school with locations all over Japan.
Our goal is to bring English education in Japan to a new level, with outstanding results gained from a conversation and culturally driven curriculum. Our instructors are encouraged to provide students with fun and creative classes that focus on real-life conversational skills - we believe when students are having fun, they are more engaged; and when instructors are having fun, they provide the best possible lessons!
The native English instructor is the centerpiece of a WinBe school.
WinBe instructors work with their school's Japanese staff, head office staff, and other WinBe instructors to assess the needs of their students and provide them with the best possible lessons. Most students are children ages 3-14, but instructors may be asked to teach both children and adults. Classes emphasize practical language, and instructors conduct their classes completely in English. While WinBe has a set curriculum, instructors use their creativity to prepare fun and interesting classes that best suit their students; this allows ample creative freedom to inject passion and enthusiasm into your class.
Instructors work 8 hours a day, including a 45-minute break, 5 days a week (generally Tuesday through Saturday).
Shift times are typically 13:00-21:00 on weekdays, and 10:00-18:00 on weekends (schedules may differ school by school).
◆ Job Requirements
We are looking for new teachers who:
・Are Native English Speakers*
・Have at least a 2-Year Associates Degree OR Valid Working Visa
・Are independent and creatively minded, ready to innovate and adapt in any circumstance
・Can be team-oriented, passionate, enthusiastic, and creative in your approach to teaching children
・Have a strong sense of professionalism, and are self-motivated
・Prior experience with children (teaching or otherwise) is preferred
*Our curriculum puts emphasis on pronunciation and phonics practice. While we of course welcome English speakers from a variety of countries with varying dialects and accents, we ask that you are able to effectively teach and express these concepts in a phonetically natural English environment. Only applicants that are able to meet the highest standards of fluency will be considered.
◆ Application Process
• Application Submitted
• Screening Process (2-3 business days)*
• 1st Interview (Online)
• Introduction to School & 2nd Interview (In-Person/Online)
• Official Offer of Position
• On-Boarding / Visa Support (if necessary)
• Initial Training & School Placement
* Note: While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
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